Finger Lakes Woodturners September 2014 Meeting

Finger Lakes Woodturners will hold our regular September club meeting on Thursday, September 18th. The meeting will be held at our normal meeting location and will begin at 6:00pm with a show and share of members work. A quick business meeting will commence at 6:45pm. Following the business meeting we will have our featured event.

This month we will feature FLWT lifetime member, Ed Lehman with Turning a Necklace Holder.

This is a practical project that will help you sharpen your spindle turning skills. It’s not too difficult and it will allow you to create a nice gift for someone special.  Ed will show us everything that we need to know!  This is our first meeting of the new season, so come on out and reconnect with your woodturning friends and learn some new skills.  We hope to see everyone at the meeting!

FLWT 2014 – 2015 Schedule

Finger Lakes Woodturners 2014-2015 Season Schedule

September 18 Ed Lehman – Necklace Holder
October 17-19 Derek Weidman (National Turner) – Sculpting On The Lathe – National Speaker (Friday night meeting, Saturday demo, Sunday Workshop) see www.wiedmanwoodsculpture.com
November 20 Mike Brawley – Tops
December 18 Terry Lund – Pepper Mill
January 15 Cliff Weatherell – Suspended Bowl
February 19 Dan Meyerhoefer – Finial Box
March 19 Sam Tischler – Lamp
April 17-19 Beth Ireland (National Turner) – Turning Outside The Box – National Speaker (Friday night meeting, Saturday demo, Sunday Workshop) see www.bethireland.net
May 21 Jim Hotaling – Fluting

Finger Lakes Woodturners May 2014 Meeting

Finger Lakes Woodturners will hold our regular May club meeting on Thursday, May 15th. The meeting will be held at our normal meeting location and will begin at 6:00pm with a show and share of members work. A quick business meeting will commence at 6:45pm. Following the business meeting we will have our featured event.

Because we were unable to hold our April meeting we will be presenting that demonstration, so this month we will feature FLWT member, Ralph Mosher with Turning a Three-Sided Goblet.

Definitely a new take on turning a goblet, Ralph will be showing us all how he combines traditional Goblet turning techniques with multi-axis turning. The end result is a very unique turning that is sure to attract lots of positive attention. There are sure to be a lot of new skills to learned at this demonstration, so don’t miss it! We hope to see everyone at the meeting!

Finger Lakes Woodturners April 2014 Meeting

Finger Lakes Woodturners will hold our regular April club meeting on Thursday, April 17th. The meeting will be held at our normal meeting location and will begin at 6:00pm with a show and share of members work. A quick business meeting will commence at 6:45pm. Following the business meeting we will have our featured event.

This month will feature FLWT member, Ralph Mosher with Turning a Three-Sided Goblet.

Definitely a new take on turning a goblet, Ralph will be showing us all how he combines traditional Goblet turning techniques with multi-axis turning.  The end result is a very unique turning that is sure to attract lots of positive attention.   There are sure to be a lot of new skills to learned at this demonstration, so don’t miss it!  We hope to see everyone at the meeting!

FLWT Hosts Bob Rosand

FLWT is hosting national turner Bob Rosand (www.rrosand.com) for our March monthly meeting. Mr. Rosand is known for his turned projects from scrap wood and he will be speaking at a special Friday evening club meeting on March 21st. His talk that evening will be on his work and turning techniques and he will also show us a bit of turning. On Saturday March 22nd, Bob will be demonstrating his techniques for turning a multitude of objects on the lathe. The Saturday event will be an extended demonstration of all aspects of Bob’s techniques and there will be a lot of interesting information presented for turners of all levels.

Our Friday night meeting starts with a show and share at 6:00pm with a short business meeting and Bob’s lecture beginning at about 6:45pm. The Saturday demonstration of turning will be from 9:00am until approximately 4:00pm. We will break for a short lunch during the day but the club will not be providing lunch so please come prepared with your own. The Friday meeting is of course free and open to all. The Saturday demonstration is also open to all and is only $35.

Special Friday Night Meeting: March 21st, 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Saturday Demonstration: March 22nd, 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

The Friday meeting and the Saturday demonstration will be held at our normal meeting place:

Isaac Heating & Air Conditioning Training Center
180 Charlotte St
Rochester, N.Y.


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Finger Lakes Woodturners February 2014 Meeting

Finger Lakes Woodturners will hold our regular February club meeting on Thursday, February 20th. The meeting will be held at our normal meeting location and will begin at 6:00pm with a show and share of members work. A quick business meeting will commence at 6:45pm. Following the business meeting we will have our featured event.

This month will feature FLWT Librarian, Gary Russell with Turning a Bowl.

Probably the most iconic of all woodturning projects, the turned wooden bowl is one that everyone wants to do. Gary will show us his methods for selecting the wood, mounting and roughing the piece and then turning a finished bowl from a log section. Even if you have turned a bowl before there is always something new to learn from the process followed by others. We hope to see everyone at the meeting!